Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Confirmation and Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of the Dún Laoghaire Area Committee Municipal Services Meeting held on 24th June 2019.

(circulated herewith) 

PARKS SERVICES

CEISTEANNA/QUESTIONS

2.

Councillor M. Clark

“To ask the Chief Executive for a progress report on the repair of the Ballinclea Heights reservoir wall in Killiney, and provide a timeframe and cost for the completion of these works?”

3.

Councillor C. Devlin

“To ask the Chief Executive for a progress report on the Dalkey Island Conservation Plan?”

4.

Councillor J. Gildea

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide an update to the reply given to me regarding my motion at the April 2019 Municipal Services Area Committee meeting regarding remedial and restorative works to be carried out on the retaining wall at the park in Ballinclea Heights opposite (addresses supplied)?”

5.

Councillor J. Gildea

“To ask the Chief Executive if there are plans to install security cameras at the car park adjacent to Shanganagh Cemetery?”

6.

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide a complete progress report on the Dalkey Island Conservation Plan?”

7.

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide a progress report on the new plans for Sorrento Park?”

8.

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive to repair the green in Pearse Gardens?”

9.

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive if any consultation was carried out with residents in Eaton Wood before the installation of a 2metre wide track in the green area popular for children to play, and if not, why?”

10.

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive for a progress report on the Dalkey Island Conservation Plan?”

11.

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update on Action H4.1 of the Dalkey Island Conservation Plan and include the schedule of conservation and repair works to restore/preserve each of the Island’s structures?”

12.

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive to improve pedestrian connectivity/access to Shanganagh Recycling Centre from Shanganagh Park Car Park immediately to ensure pedestrian safety?”

13.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

14.

Councillor H. Lewis

“That this Committee discuss the apparent deterioration in the environment of the public realm in the recent period in Ballybrack and Loughlinstown, and calls on the Chief Executive to ensure that progressive measures such as alternatives to Glyphosate are continued whilst also ensuring adequate resources and personnel, be it direct Council staff, contract or otherwise are in place to improve the public realm and prevent any further deterioration.”

15.

Councillor J. Gildea

“That this Committee calls on the Chief Executive to have a footpath installed on the northern side of the access road to Shanganagh Cemetery, and that this work should be carried out as soon as possible and should not wait the adoption or otherwise of the Shanganagh Park Master Plan.”

16.

Councillor M. Halpin

“That this Committee agrees to give Pearse Rovers the 20 foot container they were promised over a year ago as an interim measure while awaiting their clubhouse, as their current container is leaking.”

TRANSPORT SERVICES

CEISTEANNA/QUESTIONS

17.

Councillor M. Clark

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the traffic survey undertaken within the Watson estate, and to state what the results and proposed actions of same will be?”

18.

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive to put up "Slow, Children Playing" sign in Lanesville, as the road is used as a rat run, and also to investigate the possibility of having "access only" rules for this road?”

19.

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive when the currently under construction pedestrian traffic lights outside the Olcovar estate in Shankill will be operational?”

20.

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive to give strong consideration to the installation of a new yellow box on Johnstown Road to facilitate traffic leaving the Belville Court apartments, particularly travelling in the direction of the N11 as currently residents are struggling and often making dangerous manoeuvres to get onto Johnstown Road?”

21.

Councillor D. O'Callaghan

“To ask the Chief Executive to consider installing speed ramps in Cois Cairn estate, Bray, on the section of roadway from the entrance to the Resource Centre in order to slow traffic and in the interest of pedestrian safety?”

22.

Councillor D. O'Callaghan

“To ask the Chief Executive to consider Woodbrook Glen Estate for inclusion in the next 30KPH speed review or alternatively consideration be given to installing a number of speed ramps on the section of roadway along The Fairways (main entrance road) within the estate in the interest of public safety?”

23.

Councillor J. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive for a speed detection sign to be introduced to address speeding on Carrickbrennan Road?”

24.

Councillor J. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive  to monitor the traffic on Albert Road in Sandycove, towards Glenageary dart station, and near the bridge over a period of time with a view to  installing some traffic calming measures, in particular speed bumps, on Upper Albert Road to slow down the traffic?”

25.

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive to install a ramp or alternative traffic calming measure to ensure motorists reduce their speed before approaching the DART bridge on Corbawn Lane as you approach the sea as the footpath is very narrow on the bridge?”

26.

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive to improve pedestrian safety at the Killiney Hill Road/Military Road junction as a pedestrian has to cross the junction diagonally?”

27.

Councillor B. Ward

"To ask the Chief Executive when it will be arranged to put in place flexible bollards, as previously discussed at the Committee, on Monkstown Road, to protect cyclists, particularly at pinch points such at the tops of Temple Hill and Alma Road?"

28.

Proposed Signalised Pedestrian Crossing on Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock near Carysfort Park

(circulated herewith)

29.

School Cycling Bus Guidelines

(circulated herewith)

30.

Carysfort Avenue Cycle Lane

(circulated herewith)

31.

Consultation with Garda Commissioner

(if any, to be circulated)

32.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

33.

Councillor M. Halpin

“That this Committee agrees to arrange a meeting with Go Ahead and this Area Committee to discuss the delays and no shows of the routes they operate in the administrative area of this Committee.”

34.

Councillor C. Devlin

“That the Chief Executive outlines any and all contact it has had with the National Transport Authority (NTA) over the past 2 years, specifically about the Bus Connects proposals that fall within this Area Committee?”

35.

Councillor B. Ward

"That this Committee calls on the Chief Executive to put in place safe, segregated cycle lanes, on both sides of the length of Newtownpark Avenue."

36.

Councillor B. Ward

"That this Committee calls on the Chief Executive to take steps to either implement the cycle and pedestrian up-grade planned for Stillorgan Park Road, or, as a matter of urgency, deal with the uneven footpaths on this route in the interim."

MAINTENANCE SERVICES

CEISTEANNA/QUESTIONS

37.

Councillor M. Clark

“To ask the Chief Executive to repair the damaged wall at Brookdene and state when these works will be carried out?”

38.

Councillor M. Clark

“To ask the Chief Executive to review and repair the damaged sections of footpath along Avondale Road, Killiney as they are in need of repair, and state when these works will be carried out?”

39.

Councillor M. Clark

“To ask the Chief Executive to arrange to have the road sweeper focus on the centre median of Avondale Road, Killiney as residents have reported debris which is causing punctures to tyres on a regular basis. Please state how often this road is swept and when this request will be actioned?”

40.

Councillor M. Clark

“To ask the Chief Executive to consider resurfacing Watson Drive, Killiney with a tarmac surface, similar to that of Watson Road, and provide a report on same?”

41.

Councillor C. Devlin

“To ask the Chief Executive to investigate and include Sarsfield Street, Sallynoggin in the upcoming Road & Footpath Repair Programmes, given the condition of them?”

42.

Councillor C. Devlin

“To ask the Chief Executive to investigate and include St Patrick’s Avenue & Square, Dalkey in the upcoming Road & Footpath Repair Programmes, given the condition of them?”

43.

Councillor C. Devlin

“To ask the Chief Executive for a progress report on the Bray North / Woodbrook Coastal Protection Scheme, if it is on schedule to be completed on time, and the estimated cost of same?”

44.

Councillor M. Halpin

“To ask the Chief Executive to repair the central area where cars are parked in Casement Villas?”

45.

Councillor H. Lewis

“To ask the Chief Executive why the public bin outside bus stop 3225 on Churchview Road in Ballybrack was removed given the fact that it is one of the busiest bus stops in the community and most in need of a public bin, and to reinstate the bin as a matter of priority?”

46.

Councillor D. O'Callaghan

“To ask the Chief Executive to consider including funding in the Council’s budget for 2020 for the re-surfacing of New Vale Crescent, Shankill?”

47.

Councillor J. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide a ramp and connecting footpath between Gleann na Smol (off Stradbrook Road) and Queen’s Park (off Monkstown Road) accessible? Currently this footpath has four steps in the pathway, near the Queen’s Park end and is inaccessible for wheelchair users.”

48.

Councillor J. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive to prepare and report on an Environmental Scheme to enhance the environs of Georges Street Dún Laoghaire as a short term measure leading up to the implementation of an Economic plan for the Town. This Scheme to include

 

·         Improving public realm (footpaths, open spaces. The footpaths need to have a consistent look and a continuous frame throughout the main street)

·         Increased sweeping and cleansing of streets especially at weekend to include emptying bins.

·         Flower tubs and hanging baskets at designated locations.”

49.

Councillor J. O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive what measures are in place and what is the cost of these measures to pick up street litter in the Dun Laoghaire area? How many people/street cleaning trucks pick up the litter and when do they do it please? Also how much money does the Council spend on providing this service for us?”

50.

Councillor D. Quinn

“To ask the Chief Executive to advise how many electric car charging points are currently available in the Dún Laoghaire area?”

51.

Councillor D. Quinn

“To ask the Chief Executive what plans does the Council have to facilitate those residents who do not have off-street parking and plan to purchase an electric car?

52.

Councillor C. Smyth

“To ask the Chief Executive to examine the two buildings (please see map/drawing attached) on Killiney Beach and bring a report on their current and potential uses as they currently look neglected e.g. graffiti, rusting doors, part of a building full of cans 2 to 3 feet high, roof looks dangerous on the smaller of the two buildings, rubbish to rear etc.?”

53.

Councillor B. Ward

"To ask the Chief Executive to examine the road surface of Seapoint Avenue, in Monkstown, specifically at or near the junction with Belgrave Place, where there is a significant crack in the road surface, and to ask if the road at this location is safe and that there are no structural or foundational issues that need to be addressed?"

54.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

55.

Councillor D. O'Callaghan

“That this Area Committee expresses concern at the gathering of groups of young persons, especially at night-time, at a location along a low wall fronting onto Glenavon Park, Ballybrack near the Old Wyattville Road, causing nuisance and annoyance to residents by engaging in anti-social behaviour.

 

Agrees that the low wall is contributing greatly to these gatherings and consideration be now given to raising it to a height which would discourage sitting on it.

Also, that a collaborative approach be put in place to further try and resolve the matter to include discussions and actions by Parks and Anti-Social sections of Council, the Gardai and affected residents.”

56.

Councillor M. Clark

“That this Committee requests the Chief Executive to devise a work programme to prune, tidy-up and maintain the buffer zone between the Wyattville Dual Carriageway and Oakton Park, Ballybrack. The walk/cycle way has become very overgrown, un-kept and the surface un-even and un-safe, while the hedges, shrubs and railings require maintenance and up-grading. Please give details of proposed works to bring this area up to the same standard as across the road (at Ashlawn) and provide a timeframe for same?”

57.

Councillor C. Smyth

58.

Councillor M. Clark

“That the Chief Executive commits to examining the cul de sac within Killiney Avenue with a view to resurfacing it as there are large sections (including the edges of the road) as well as certain sections of the footpaths that are in urgent need of repair.”

59.

Councillor C. Smyth

“That the Chief Executive bring a report on the enhancement of Killiney Beach to include maintenance of toilets, maintenance of car park, maintenance of all entrances, improved access to Killiney Beach including for prams, wheelchairs and people with mobility difficulties at the Killiney Beach/DART Car Park, detailed signage at all entrances, maintenance of the beach and green areas on the beach.”